Tag Archives: Women

Celebrating the economic empowerment of entrepreneurial women

This International Women’s Day, Opportunity International Australia is celebrating and honouring the millions of entrepreneurial women in developing countries who are using a small loan to start a business, earn a regular income and free themselves from poverty.

The case for shared equity: Philanthropy and homelessness

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Jeanette Large explains how, with the help of philanthropic funders such as Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation and Perpetual, Women’s Property Initiatives is piloting innovative solutions for older women facing homelessness.

Philanthropy with impact: Why you need genderosity

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Impact? Return on investment? Multiplier effect? Julie Reilly explains how to achieve the biggest bang with your philanthropic buck and why sometimes to treat people equally you need to treat them differently.

Courageous philanthropy: Fleur Spitzer

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Launching the new Fleur Spitzer Sub-Fund, Mary Crooks from the Victorian Women’s Trust described philanthropist Fleur Spitzer thus: “Instead of philanthropy with a predilection for conservative, safe and risk averse grantmaking, Fleur is a proud feminist, family woman, feisty and generous donor”.

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Recent donations, grants and corporate partnerships

  • Impact100 WA to Dress for Success

    $100,000

  • Impact100 WA to Carad

    $100,000

  • Paul Ramsay Foundation to ORIGINS Project

    $13 million

  • Community Sector Banking to 6 not-for-profit organisations tackling family violence and homelessness.

    $200,000

  • Sydney Community Foundation and Sydney Airport to 107 Projects

    100,000

See all gifts